7 days in Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge & Jackson Itinerary

7 days in Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge & Jackson Itinerary

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Hood River
— 4 nights
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Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Sacramento International Airport, Drive to Jackson
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Jackson
— 2 nights
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Hood River

— 4 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Hood River side-trips: Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl (in Government Camp), Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Cascade Locks (Bonneville Lock & Dam & Oneonta Gorge). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, take in the views from Bridge of the Gods, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hood River trip planner.

Reno to Hood River is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Reno in June: highs in Hood River hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Jackson

— 2 nights
Jackson is the county seat of Amador County, California. On the 11th (Fri), Head underground at Mercer Caverns, then do a tasting at Ironstone Vineyards, and then immerse yourself in nature at Columbia State Historic Park. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Kennedy Gold Mine, then admire the majestic nature at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, and then grab your bike and head to Arnold Rim Trail.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Hood River to Jackson with the Route module. Traveling from Hood River in June, expect Jackson to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips